QUITO, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Flamengo vice president Marcos Braz has publicly backed manager Domenec Torrent amid speculation about the Catalan's future with the reigning Brazilian and South American champions.
Maccabi almost doubled the lead in the 75th minute, but defender Ofir Davidzada missed an easy opportunity, five meters from an empty net.
This week saw Koeman's men beat Girona 3-1 in another preparation game, but Saturday will be their last chance to get things right before things are for real next week.
The other match in Group A between Al-Wahda of the United Arab Emirates and Iran's Esteghlal FC was abandoned.
The single-leg match was played behind closed doors at Sammy Ofer Stadium in the northern city of Haifa.
According to Reuters, Diack was found guilty of accepting bribes from Russian athletes suspected of doping, to cover up test results and let them compete in major events including the 2012 London Olympics.
Ramy Bensebaini couldn't hold the pace and tripped Reyna up inside the box. The video assistant referee intervened and awarded the "BVB" a penalty. Haaland stepped up and sent Sommer into the wrong corner to double the lead in the 54th minute.
"Competing against the likes of Muraz Barshim at the highest level has been a blessing to me, I have gained enormous experience and confidence in the last two years competing in Diamond League meetings," he said. Enditem
The result sends Al-Hilal three points clear at the top of Group B with nine points, while Pakhtakor stay second with six points. The two sides face off again on Thursday. Enditem
Speaking of Ge Manqi, who had to quit in women's 200m because of false start, Xie said: "I feel so sorry for her. She made the mistake because she was eager to prove herself so much."
"I used to fail in the final shot, this time I was the one who turned the tide," Liu said with a smile.